Full-featured SD-WAN Solution Deep Dive

Learn about the capabilities you should expect to find in a full-featured SD-WAN design and how these features operate within the larger Secure SD-WAN architecture.

SD-WAN Growth Report 2020

Futuriom outlines the market trends for SD-WAN in their June 2020 report and provides their predictions for growth and change in the space.

Versa Redefines McLarens F1 Speed Strategy

NTT Communications and Versa Networks provide McLaren with reliability, security, stability, and flexible management of their data traffic flows so they can set up a secure, optimized network connectivity in preparation of race weekend.

 
Versa Secure SD-WAN – Simple, Secure, and Reliable Branch to Multi-Cloud Connectivity

Versa Secure SD-WAN is a single software platform that offers multi-layered security and enables multi-cloud connectivity for Enterprises.

 
Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure, 2020

Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant report analyzes the various vendors in the WAN edge market and Versa is positioned as a Leader.

Versa Networks - Explained in 1 minute

Learn about the Versa Secure SD-WAN solution in a high-level, one minute overview.

 
Versa Secure SD-WAN – Simple, Secure, and Reliable Branch to Multi-Cloud Connectivity

Versa Secure SD-WAN is a single software platform that offers multi-layered security and enables multi-cloud connectivity for Enterprises.

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Customers & Partners

We Want to Hear from Our Users!

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By Michael Wood
CMO, Versa Networks
June 6, 2020

Are you a Versa customer? Let us know how we’re doing by sharing your experiences with Versa Networks products on Gartner Peer Insights. We really appreciate your time, as your feedback helps us deliver the highest quality software to you and your peers. Start your review here. How to Submit a Survey: Click this link to access the Versa Networks survey on Gartner Peer Insights Allow approximately 10 minutes to complete your survey Follow the prompts to share feedback on our customer service, support, capabilities, and product implementation. As you complete your survey, please keep the following in mind: Reviews…


Industry Insights

Top 5 Business Transformation Trends Driving Network Transformation

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By Michael Wood
CMO, Versa Networks
May 21, 2020

The digital transformation has made the network indispensable. As your network goes, so your business goes. Everything is connected: static and mobile devices all communicate via the network. Extraordinary statistics suggest 51% of CxOs don’t know what their industry might look like in 2023; that there might be a 50% turnover in the S&P over the next five years. Agility is survival. Traditional hub & spoke networks were designed for client-server access to centralized information by a set of known, stationary, IT-controlled endpoints. Today’s business does not operate that way. The number and types of devices have exploded, they—and their…


Industry Insights

SAAS Optimization at the Edge of the Cloud

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By Versa Staff
Versa Networks
May 14, 2020

As new applications move to the cloud, the need for more granular data and analytics follow in order to measure the rate of acceleration of SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) access. While CRM represents the largest of the SaaS markets, other segments such as digital marketing and collaboration, are both seeing a rapid shift from on-premises to the cloud, much of which can be attributed to the strong focus service providers are placing on edge-network agility in rapidly making new functionality available to customers. In a recent Gartner survey assessing the impetus for the surge in SaaS migration, over 440 SaaS strategy decision…


Product & Engineering

Secure SD-WAN Architecture Overview

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By Michael Wood
CMO, Versa Networks
May 7, 2020

Why not keep the WAN you already have? Why migrate to Secure SD-WAN? In a nutshell: to remove complexity and inefficiencies from your network operations; to use an architecture tailored specifically to address the heightened security needs and altered traffic patterns in your network. The typical legacy WAN branch office contains a tall stack of boxes: WiFi, switch, router, WAAS, security appliance. And if you already have an SD-WAN deployed, then also an SD-WAN box. A lot of boxes, consuming power and space. Tracing the path of a packet through this quagmire, fully 60% of the processing is duplicated in…


Customers & Partners

My WFH Story with Versa Secure SD-WAN (Part 1)

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By Robert McBride
Sales Engineer
May 1, 2020

Part 1 of a 3 part series (read part 2 and part 3) Throughout my entire career of 20+ years I predominately have been a work-from-home employee through various roles I have held. As part of #WFH the need for secure and either on-demand or constant connectivity to corporate resources is a hard requirement in order to do my job effectively. Over the last 20+ years how, where and what I need access to have changed quite dramatically. In summary a lot of these resources are now off-net [ e.g. email, SharePoint, Skype, CRM, PRM, collaboration and communication applications [conferencing…


Research Lab

Emotet: The Silent, Pervasive Villain / The Return of Emotet: Time to Watch Out

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By Versa Staff
Versa Networks
April 23, 2020

After several weeks of quiet, especially during the Christmas holidays, the Emotet malware bot is up and running again, and it seems stronger and smarter. Several IT security firms have reported seeing phishing emails delivering Emotet via malicious Word documents and even delayed holiday e-greetings. Cyber-attackers using Emotet seem to have used this brief hiatus to improve the malware’s social engineering abilities, with almost a fourth of infected emails being sent as replies to existing email threads. Designed initially as a banking malware, the Emotet Trojan was first identified by security researchers in 2014. The malware delivery botnet spreads itself…


Research Lab

CVE-2020-0796 – A Potential SMB Attack in the Horizon

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By Winny Thomas
Principal Security Architect
April 15, 2020

Server Message Block or SMB is a protocol used extensively by windows. It allows windows computers to communicate, locate file servers, locate and communicate with windows networks services and even communicate with other operating systems that understand the SMB protocol. The latest version of SMB is SMB version 3 which is affected. Over the years numerous vulnerabilities were discovered in the protocol which were actively exploited and used by malware authors to build ransomware, cryptominers, SCADA malware etc. MS08-067 saw the rise of the Conficker worm, MS10-061 was used by the infamous Stuxnet malware and MS17-061 was used by ransomware’s…


Customers & Partners

My WFH Story with Versa Secure SD-WAN (Part 3)

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By Robert McBride
Sales Engineer
April 13, 2020

Part 3 of a 3 part series (read Part 1 and Part 2) So, with the default configuration with minor LAN and NGFW customizations, what was I capable of using now at my home office? Always on VPN to corporate whether I was wired or wireless at my house Multi-link WAN with LTE providing me backup services to have 99.99% uptime for all my devices Prioritize my voice, video conferencing, O365, SFDC, Virtualization applications over Netflix, Hulu, PlayStation Network, Google Play Music, Spotify and other social media-oriented applications Secured my Internet with not only a NGFW but URL reputation and…


Research Lab

COVID-19 Ransomware Analysis

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By Winny Thomas
Principal Security Architect
April 9, 2020

Versa Security Lab recently analyzed couple of malware samples which arrives on a computer through phishing emails containing documents with embedded link which eventually leads to the download of the malware. Some of these may arrive through websites pretending to provide information on the recent Corona virus outbreak. The past few months have seen several malicious webservers and domains being set up, purportedly serving information on the Covid-19 virus outbreak. Most of these sites are hosts to ransomware and other malware types. In this blog we are going to look at one sample which encrypts files contents and updates the…


Customers & Partners

My WFH Story with Versa Secure SD-WAN (Part 2)

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By Robert McBride
Sales Engineer
April 9, 2020

Part 2 of a 3 part series (read part 1 and part 3) Now, my journey. I requested a Versa Cloud Services Gateway appliance, specifically the CSG750-WLA (that’s our 750 series appliance with an integrated Wi-Fi AP (Access Point) and an integrated cellular modem for LTE). I submitted a request to our Versa Titan operations team [sent an internal PO] to create my organization and provide me with licenses for 4 sites – each license was the Versa Titan CSG750-Advanced Security software license. The Advanced security license provides routing, SD-WAN, NGFW, URL Filtering, AV and NG-IPS [for those who are…